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Attack: Netop Remote Control .dws File BO

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Netop Remote Control which could result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

Netop Remote Control is a remote server management application.

The application is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when processing a specially crafted '.dws' file.

Attackers can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.


  • Netop Remote Control 9.5

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